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'''Claiborne de Borda Pell''' (November 22, 1918 – January 1, 2009) was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving six terms from 1961 to 1997, and was best known as the sponsor of the Pell Grant, which provides student financial aid in the United States|financial aid funding to American college students. A member of the Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic Party, he was Rhode Island's longest serving senator.
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